Reported Annual Crime In Rockport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockport/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25n/a (estimate)3462,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockport/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape0n/a0.030.538.6
Robbery1n/a13.877.8101.9
Assault7n/a96.8280.7237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)111391373
Burglary3n/a41.5322.2491.4
Theft14n/a193.71,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0118.8220.2
Property crime17n/a (estimate)2351,6912,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Rockport, MA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Rockport, MA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Rockport, MA is 83% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Massachusetts, and when compared with the national average, is 88% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Rockport, MA has 72% lower than violent crime rate than Massachusetts average, while remaining 70% lower than the national average. In property crime, Rockport, MA is 86% lower than the average of Massachusetts and is 91% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rockport is 88% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.95 daily crimes that occur in Rockport.
  • Rockport is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rockport you have a 1 in 290 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rockport has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Rockport (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rockport, MA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Massachusetts. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rockport, MA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Massachusetts state wide, are 6.02 times less than the state average and 8.27 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Rockport, MA on a daily bases are 3.53 times less than than Massachusetts average and 3.37 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rockport, MA are 7.19 times less than the daily state average and 10.58 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Rockport (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Rockport, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rockport, MA has been ranked safer than 82% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Rockport, MA is safer than 84% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Rockport, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rockport, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockport is 1 in 904
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockport is 1 in 426
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockport is 1 in 290
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Rockport, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Rockport, MA you have a 1 in 904 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 426 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 290 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockport, MA.

Year Over Year Crime In Rockport (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Rockport, MA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Rockport, MA has increased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Rockport, MA has increased by 12%. The total crime rate in Rockport, MA has increased by 13% year to year.

Rockport police department

ItemRockportMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 16 Rockport police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.1% greater than the Massachusetts average and 30.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Essex, MA1,73397418514
Ipswich, MA4,00336522559
Rowley, MA1,444123533656
Marblehead, MA20,16397834931
Gloucester, MA29,237238751989
Rockport, MA4,832111235346

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Winona, MS4,8322272,3352,562
Marseilles, IL4,8321811,4301,611
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Basehor, KS4,8311151,8521,966
Hollywood, SC4,831131855986
Rockport, MA4,832111235346
Source: The Rockport, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.